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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion: when I see... "
The National magazine and general review - Pagina 289
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...et Crantore. .XLI. o ' When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pagina’s
...consider with terror. — When I look upon the tombs of the 'great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them ; when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 1

1824
...others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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The Bagman's Bioscope: Various Views of Men and Manners : Being the Points ...

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - 1824 - 365 pagina’s
...REFLECTIONS. " When I look (says Addison) upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me. When I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion. When I see the tombs of parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow....
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Sommerset House Gazette, and Literary Museum; Or: Weekly Miscellany of the ...

William Henry Pyne - 1824
...to the same sacred sp about a century forward. 20 21 Desire goes out ; when I meet with the Griefs of Parents upon a Tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the Tombs of the Parents themselves, -I consider the Vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pagina’s
...others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 pagina’s
...envy dies in me ; when I read'the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when 1 meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my...I see kings lying by those who deposed them ; when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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Instructive Rambles in London and the Adjacent Villages: Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - 1825 - 286 pagina’s
...this same spot. * When I look back,' said he, ' on the tombs of the great, every emotion dies in me : when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out : when I meet 1 with the grief of parents on a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion : when I see the tomb of...
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